WSR 97-12-007


Cite as: AGO 1997 No. 3

[May 20, 1997]

elections - cities

RCW 35A.12.030 establishes the qualifications for city council member as (1) being a registered voter of the city at the time of filing a declaration for candidacy and (2) being a resident of the city for at least one year before the election; a person who meets these qualifications need not have been a city resident for one year before filing (interpreting RCW 29.15.025 in light of RCW 35A.12.030).

Requested by:

The Honorable John Pennington

State Representative

18th Legislative District

P.O. Box 40600

Olympia, Washington 98504-0600

Legislature Code Reviser


Washington State Code Reviser's Office